Isabelle Huppert

A Traveller’s Needs – first-look review

By David Jenkins

Isabelle Huppert proves she’s one of the great comic performers in this delightfully meandering character piece from Hong Sang-soo.

La Syndicaliste

By Lillian Crawford

Isabelle Huppert stars as the head union representative of a multinational nuclear power company in Jean-Paul Salomé’s corporate drama.


Why I love Isabelle Huppert’s performance in Amateur

By Joe Flockhart

Huppert's role in Hal Hartley's 1995 black comedy curio remains one of her most interesting to date.

EO – first-look review

By Mark Asch

A donkey in a travelling circus grapples with cruel fate in Jerzy Skolimowski’s strangely captivating drama.


By Laura Venning

Writer/director Ira Sachs misses a trick with this ambling family drama set in a picturesque Portuguese town.


On Location: The concert house from Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher

By Adam Scovell

The elegance of the Vienna Conservatoire perfectly contrasts the raw brutality of Isabelle Huppert’s actions.

After the Wave: Exploring French cinema in the 1970s

By Adam Scovell

The decade following the Nouvelle Vague saw the emergence of progressive filmmakers like Chantal Akerman and Maurice Pialat.

Frankie – first look review

By Charles Bramesco

Isabelle Huppert gives a gentle tour de force in Ira Sachs’ existential Portuguese getaway.


By Caitlin Quinlan

Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz star in this enjoyably silly cat-and-mouse thriller.


Reinventing Marvin

By David Jenkins

Isabelle Huppert cameos in this sentimental coming-out story from French director Anne Fontaine.


Greta – first look review

By Caitlin Quinlan

Chloë Grace Moretz and Isabelle Huppert star in this darkly comic thriller from director Neil Jordan.

Eva – first look review

By Hannah Strong

A love affair between Isabelle Huppert and Gaspard Ulliel fails to ignite a spark in this predictable psychodrama.

A brief history of female masturbation in the movies

By Christina Newland

Inspired by The Shape of Water, we survey the various ways female self-pleasure has been portrayed.

Happy End

By David Jenkins

Europe’s refugee crisis backdrops this unconventional family drama from deadpan master Michael Haneke.


Happy End – first look review

By David Jenkins

The new film by Michael Haneke is not happy and doesn’t have an ending. Other than that, it’s harrowing business as usual.

Six of Paul Verhoeven’s most controversial moments

By Nick Chen

From Showgirls to Starship Troopers, delve into the Dutch filmmaker’s provocative back catalogue.

Paul Verhoeven: ‘Hollywood thinks audiences are stupid’

By Matt Thrift

The outspoken Dutch filmmaker discusses his triumphant return to cinema, Elle.

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